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Community nursing

Our community nursing service which includes district nursing, organise, deliver and manage nursing care for patients in their own homes or residential accommodation. We also attend case conferences and promote/preserve the health needs of individuals, families and communities as well as undertake assessment and evaluation of care. NHS logo
The key areas we cover, including out of hours, are:-
  • wound management and leg ulcer management
  • palliative care
  • cancer and chronic disease management
  • diabetes care
  • health promotion and screening
  • assessment of aids of daily living
  • support and education of patients and carers
  • assessment of bladder and/or bowel dysfunction
  • enteral feeding
  • central venous access device management
  • nurse prescribing
Community nursing services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you need a community/district nurse, please call us on 01634 891900.

Healthcare professionals can refer to our leg ulcer clinic using the online form >

Community nursing services structure 2017

Find out more about our services below:

  Title Size Published
Expiry Date
file icon Care home team MCH 379.1 248.5 KB 16 Feb 2017
file icon Community nursing - nurse case management MCH357.2 458.3 KB 16 Feb 2017
file icon Community nursing - out of hours nursing service MCH 449 252.9 KB 16 Feb 2017
file icon Community nursing - service leaflet MCH018.7 318.7 KB 16 Feb 2017
file icon Continence care - service leaflet MCH 292.4 236.9 KB 16 Feb 2017
file icon Medication clinic - patient information leaflet MCH 425.1 172.5 KB 16 Feb 2017
file icon Tissue viability - wound therapy clinic MCH 142.4 280.3 KB 16 Feb 2017

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